Adil Hussain to act in Khasi film Lorni by Wanphrang Diengdoh

Assam actor Adil Hussain, who has been nominated for the best actor category for Norway’s top national movie award Amanda for his role in ‘What Will People Say’, is all set to act in his first Khasi language feature film. Hussain will play a role in the film ‘Lorni’ to be directed by Wanphrang Diengdoh […]

Keeping myself busy with painting; will surprise my fans soon: Papon

Leaving the kiss controversy behind, popular Bollywood singer Angarag ‘Papon’ Mahanta is back to work. The singer, who spent some time away from the limelight, has taken painting as stress buster. Making his first public appearance in Guwahati recently, the singer-composer was seen focusing on completing an Assamese video song. “I want to forget everything […]

E-commerce thumbs up for Kauna products made by Manipur artisans

Beautifully handcrafted Kauna products, made by local artisans of Manipur and other states of the Northeast region, are now available for sale on e-commerce platforms. Livelihood Propulsion and Support Services (LPSS), incubated by Centre for Micro-finance and Livelihood (CML) – an initiative of Tata Trusts, has listed a number of products made by the artisans […]

Appeal for implementing Rights of Persons with Disabilities act in Assam

Twenty eight-year old Namita Haloi, who suffers from visual impairment, has braved all the odds of her life. She not only works for a telecom company to earn her livelihood but also spearheads a movement seeking rights for the differently-abled persons in Assam. Haloi who represents an organization called State Level Federation of Disabled People’s […]

New methodology changing the fate of Majuli farmers

Boni Narah and her husband used to incur losses every year due to flood in the rural Majuli doing paddy cultivation. But their fortunate has changed with the new methodology. The farmer couple has enhanced their harvest by multiple times after adopting the SRI (Systematic Root Intensification) method. Now, they have become an example in their neighbourhood. […]

Sherdukpen language film based on Yeshe Dorjee Thongchi’s novel

Award winning Assamese filmmaker Bobby Sarma Baruah is making a film in Sherdukpen language which is spoken by just around 4,000 people in some parts of Arunachal Pradesh. The film named ‘Mishing’ is based on the novel with the same name written by Sahitiya Akademy award winning author Yeshe Dorjee Thongchi. “We are extremely happy […]